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big brother, brooks, unlike anything they would ever know again. magic time. >> we grew up in a city called bel ame which is right on the mouth of the amazon, right where the atlantic meets the amazon river. and finally it occurredvom to m why i love being near the water so much. because that's where i grew up and where i traveled with my dad. >> reporter: and so they were close, as close as a family on its own in such a place as this could possibly be. and accomplished. marilyn douglas could have sung professionally had she wanted to. could have done all kinds of things. >> she was a straight-a student. i just saw her as being so smart and successful in what it was that she wanted to do. >> and what she wanted to do more than anything else was raise brooks and leslie. >> you can see their faces still? >> oh, yes. and i can hear my mom singing. ♪ i seek thee >> she did once. every week at church. and at home where she sewed the outfits leslie wore to compete in miss teen oklahoma. >> i was the one that spent time with my mom, whether it be singing or her making me a new dress for a
with the latest on this story. good morning. >> good morning, ann. well, rebecca brooks wrote a letter to her staff and reiterates her apology. she goes on to admit that she's become a focal point in this crisis and potential distraction from news international's efforts to fix the problems of the past. from the moment this scandal broke rebecca brooks has been a lightning rod. the editor of the "news of the wor world" when the most damaging we allegation of phone hacking took place. >> james miller and rebecca brooks can deny knowledge but they can't deny responsibility. >> reporter: in 2002 reporters for the paper are accused of hacking voice mail, a 13-year-old murder victim. brook shut down the paper last sunday firing hundreds but her offer to resign last week was declined by news corp. today the company accepted. meanwhile, brooks' former boss, rupert murdoch, has gone on the defensive choosing to talk to one of his own papers if in an interview with the "wall street journal," he said the damage done to news corp's reputation are irresist viable. murdoch pledged to investigate any charg
, the casualties in this story continue to pile up. rebekah brooks, one of rupert murdoch's most trusted executives is under arrest tonight. her spokesman says that she turned herself in and she's cooperating. then late tonight a surprise announcement from scotland yard that sir paul stephenson, the chief of police for the organization now investigating this scandal, he has stepped down. london's police chief resigned under intense pressure after it emerged that scotland yard hired a former "news of the world" editor as a media consultant in 2009. the same year investigators decided not to further pursue the phone hacking case. the former editor, neil wallace, was arrested last week in connection with the scandal. >> i have heard suggestions that we must have suspected the alleged involvement of mr. wallace in phone hacking. let me say unequivocally that i did not and have no reason to do so. >> reporter: even with the head of police preparing to step down, scotland yard continues to make arrests. today it was rebekah brooks, former head of rupert murdoch's newspaper arm here in the uk who resigned
brooks, former head of rupert murdoch's newspaper arm here in the uk, who resigned herself on friday. it was just a week ago that murdoch flew to london and stood by her side, all smiles. brooks had a meteoric rise at the company, becoming editor of "news of the world" when she was only 32. it was in 2002, with brooks at the paper's helm, that "news of the world" reporters allegedly hacked the phone of murdered teenager millie doweler. a case that shocked and infuriated this country. brooks denies any knowledge of phone hacking and has apologized. restoring confidence in news corp may be difficult. something the company admitted in a second full-page ad in british papers this weekend. apologizing for our mistakes and fixing them are only first steps, the statement says. it may take some time for us to rebuild trust. >> and that was nbc's stephanie gosk reporting. and rupert murdoch and his son james will face tough questioning in parliament tomorrow. rebekah brooks is scheduled to appear, as well, but her spokesperson says her arrest will change that. >>> to washington now, with the
murdoch and his son along with former chief executive rebecca brooks will face tough questioning this morning before lawmakers in england. this is the development in the growing phone hacking scandal that seems to be changing by the hour. nbc's jim maceda is live for us in london right outside parliament with all the details. jim, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, lynn. well, all eyes will be on a small room inside that parliament building just big enough for about 40 or so spectators, but there will be overflow rooms with tvs. this is must see tv today for all of britain and elsewhere. as one politician here put it, the three musketeers of the murdoch media empire and that phone hacking scandal will appear later today. now, they'll be grilled by ten members of a select committee on media. these hearings will only last for an hour. murdoch and another hour for rebecca brooks, who was the chief executive of murdoch's british holdings until she resigned last week. now, members of parliament will try to get the murdochs and brooks to commit themselves to say things on
was in court this afternoon. coming up, david collins will have details on what is next. >> mr. brooks is getting a tribute that most say it's way, way overdue. but the hall of famer will have a statute in a world park for all to enjoy them. -- oriole park for all to enjoy him. >> if you are an orioles fan from the '50s, '60s, and '70s, he was the player everyone loved, the master of third base. no one could make the plays like brooksie. >> he is one of the greatest players to ever put on an orioles uniform. brooks robinson, and now finally he is getting a much deserved statute. >> he worked at the plaza between pickles pub and -- they're working at the plaza between peoples of and orioles park to fix up the statue and its base. >> it is a great attraction for people to come see at those games. it is a great honor to put it out. >> over at pickles, folks are right to see that brooks is getting -- glad to see that brooks is getting this well- deserved honor. >> yadier 20 + year career and a record home runs with the orioles, two world series. >> to pay tribute with a statue to him is lo
you. 73 degrees on tv hill. and orioles legend gets in over do lege >> brooks robinson is getting a tribute sunset our way overdue. >> heel of a statute in the shadow of orioles' park. rob roblin has details. >> if you aren't orioles fan -- if you are an orioles fan, he was a player everybody loved. the master of third base. >> ground ball. brooks robinson throws, he is out. >> one of the greatest players to put on an orioles uniform. brooks robinson. and now, he is getting the statute. e. workmen were busy fixing up the base. this is something special. >> an honor to do something like this. for a great player. >> a great attraction for people to come see. a great honor to put it up. >> brooks is a symbol in baltimore. he had a 20-year career. two world series. >> to pay tribute to him with a statue is long overdue. i am pleased to see it. >> there were busy sandblasting the lettering that will go on the steps. this remembers brooks in 1970. >> to read this permanent recognition of him as he welcomes fans interests and citizens to baltimore is a good thing. >> the statue itself is
recently, rebecca brooks, one of rupert murdoch's most trusted executives. she resigned and was arrested two days later. bro brooks, who denies any wrongdoing, has been a power broker for over a decade. >> very political, good at getting alongside people. >> including david cameron. details of his visits with media heads were released over the weekend. since elected, he has met with brooks and other murdoch editors dozens of times. he has faced withering criticism for ties to andy colson, who once served as his communications chief. colson was also arrested last week. cameron is increasingly on the defensive, facing an energized opposition. >> terrible error of judgment in hiring andy colson. i really say the prime minister has to get a grip. he has to come clean and also own up to the mistakes he made. >> in a bizarre twist tonight, news that a former "news of the world" reporter and whistleblower has been found dead in his home in england. seen here on the bbc, he was the first journalist to go on the record, pointing the finger directly at andy colson, accusing him of actively encoura
the latest on the buses and the trains. for that we go to vanetta brooks of the mta system. >> we're still showing a few bus delays. the three and 40 lines running a few minutes behind schedule. the 58 and 60 buses are diverting at falstaff. the best ride will be light rail and metro. they continued to run problem- free. marc trains reporting no delays. i am vanetta brooks. now back to tony pann. >> thank you. we have clear skies this morning. there is a system coming off the coast. a cold front that is producing some thunderstorms down to our south. we will have a nice day today. upper 60's and low 70's. 70 in jarrettsville. we talk about the dew points. we have dry air dropping out of the southern part of pennsylvania. dew points are in the 50's. this front is the key to our comfort. we have nice weather. the neighboring of something in the tropics. this is near cuba and the yucatan poland's apeninsula. if you have travel plans along the gulf of mexico, he should keep an eye on that. that will probably become tropical storm don. mostly sunny skies today. high temperature around 90 degree
and the trains. for that we go to vanetta brooks of the mta system. >> we are looking at a good start this point. the one, three, and 64 buses are diverting at charles and conway street. the penn, camden, and brunswick lines is reporting no delays. regular bus and light rail will operate on a sunday holiday schedule. no commuter bus schedule on the fourth. i am vanetta brooks. now back to john collins. >> thank you. a beautiful morning this morning. the first hint of sunrise. clear skies. we looked at the radar. no clouds or rain. we do see the rain in indiana and illinois. scattered showers and thunderstorms. that is moving to the south. high pressure is sitting over us. that will be a buffer today and tomorrow in large part. 86 was the high at the airport yesterday. typical this time of year it is 86 degrees. we have typical temperatures and low humidity yesterday. this morning, temperatures, readings are mostly in the 60's to around 70 degrees. the darker green shades on the eastern shore, upper 50's. 50's in the mountains out to the west. a very comfortable morning. that area of high pressur
the damage control personally. he has unqualified support for rebecca brooks, former editor of the paper and a trusted executive at news corp.. smiles for the cameras but calls for her to resign are growing louder. one of the most out to allegations is the phone hacking of a 13-year-old murder victim. the charismatic redhead was the editor of "news of the world"at the time. >> if she goes, that puts the spotlight on report murdoch's son james. she is a lightning conductor. >> james murdoch is the head of the international arm of news corp. but is widely seen as his father's heir apparent. >> they cannot deny responsibility. >> brooks coins to her jobs as hundreds of employees have lost theirs. there's a promise that news corp. will do its best to find them new positions. there could be 12 more arrests in this case in the coming days. there is evidence that news corp. is being hurt by this bird a multibillion-dollar merger deal could be put on hold and there are fears that there could be more investigations into their holdings including those in the u.s. >> ♪ >> netflix subscribers, the
. new fiber one 90 calorie brownies. in the granola bar aisle. >> brooks robinson. >> rob roblin has the story. >> if you are an o's fan back in the 1960's and 1970's, he was the paster of third base. nobody could make the plays like brooksie. >> he's out. >> he's one of the greatest players to ever put on a uniform. >> workers here were busy picking up the statue's base. for this man, it is something special. >> it is an honor to do something like this. >> it is great to see he's getting this honor. >> he has a 20-plus year career. a -- two world series. >> to have brooks is appropriate , to be in this area and pay tribute to him with a statue i think is long overdue and i'm very pleased to see it. >> in south baltimore they are busy sand blasting the lettering that will go on the steps. this one remembers brooks in 1907 as the world series m.v.p. >> to have this permanent recognition of him as he welcomes fans and tours to everyday citizens to baltimore is a good thing. >> the statue itself is in italy. it will soon be shipped here and be unveiled in late october. >> the statue is
's get the latest on the buses and the trains. for that we go to vanetta brooks of the mta system. good morning. >> we're looking at some scattered bus delays including the five, seven, 13, in 23 lines all running a few minutes behind schedule. the three, 63, as 64 lines are diverting at charles and conway street. light rail has a 10-minute delay in the northbound direction. penn, camden, and brunswick lines is running problem-free. i am vanetta brooks. now back to tony pann. >> good morning. we will wind up with a nice day today. we had some rain in some neighborhoods last night. i know some of you watch just across the lower eastern shore counties. you guys may see some rain around cambridge in some areas. around baltimore, we're finished with the rain. the skies are clear. we will have sunshine. clear skies at the present time. some drier air will start to work its way in. it will take some time. there is some fog out there. the dew point drops to 60 in york, pennsylvania. temperatures right now -- upper 60's and low 70's. 73 in edgewood. 68 degrees in rising sun. mostly sunny. it wi
trust. >> reporter: james defended executives rebekah brooks who resigned last friday. both led british newspaper's arm. >> there's no evidence that i'm aware of that brooks or mr. hinton or any of those executives, had knowledge of that. nonetheless, those resignations have been accepted. >> reporter: later in the day, brooks faced questions by herself from the same panel. she was arrested on sunday over allegations of phone hacking and payments to police for information. she, too, denies any knowledge of wrongdoing. >> i have never paid a policeman. >> reporter: but for the murdochs today's questioning was about salvaging news corp.'s reputation, a business rupert brought up with one paper. >> i was brought up by a father who was not rich but a great journalist. before he died, it was a small paper. >> reporter: james hopes to one day lead the family business but first he'll have to repair the damage sustained over two weeks of an ever-widening scandal. >> it's our determination to put things right. make sure these things don't happen again. >> reporter: rumors were floated that the h
and the trains. for that we go to vanetta brooks of the mta system. >> we have a delay on light route running about 15 minutes behind schedule. the 48 and the number 3 bus lines are running with some delays this point. the 60 plan continues to be diverting at falstaffs because of construction. our first check on the penn, camden, and brunswick lines is showing no delays. i am of vanetta brooks. now back to tony pann. >> we're starting out with muggy conditions. there have been some sprinkles in some neighborhoods. we have a warm front going through and pushing into southern pennsylvania. we are certainly into the hot and steamy air mass of the system. we're watching a cold front coming across the upper midwest. that will produce some showers and thunderstorms for us tonight. this front will take care of the heat and humidity. those storms may visit us tonight as the cold front comes through. it will be uncomfortable in the short term. 83 downtown. 75 in cockeysville. the dew points are running in the mid 70's. 10 degrees warmer than it yesterday. it feels tropical and on comfortable. temperat
to vanetta brooks of the mta system. good morning. >> we're looking at delays on the light rail. 50 minutes delayed in the northbound direction. -- 15 minutes delayed. there is a diversion at falstaff. the 47 line is running a few minutes behind schedule. penn, camden, and brunswick lines are running problem-free. i am vanetta brooks. now back to tony pann. >> thank you. so far so good. we have some high, thin cloud cover. we're watching a front that has stalled to the northwest. the comfortable air mass we are in -- we have seen showers and thunderstorms develop up to our north through the great lakes. they are spilling down in our direction. i doubt all that will make it down here. we have a slight chance that something could sneaking out of southern pennsylvania. mostly it is the high, thin clouds that are spilling into maryland. we don't expect any problems. 69 at the airport. 68 in jarrettsville. we should make it into the upper 80's and low 90's this afternoon. this is tropical storm don. sustained winds only 40 miles per hour. it will head across the gulf of mexico into southern texa
police jeff announces he is stepping down. >> rebecca brooks was arrested today. she is a former editor of the paper and was chief executive of news international, a british wing of rupert murdoch's. a woman had been arrested and was being questioned on corruption, which we learn to be rebecca brooks. brooks has said she voluntarily attended a police station to assist in the investigation in was a pre arranged appointment. the arrest came as a bit of a surprise to her. this comes on a day when there were awful-page apologies -- their work full-page apologies. there'll be evidence in parliament in britain by rupert murdoch. this arrest may affect the outcome of what she is able to say at this hearing on tuesday now that she's been arrested by the police. reporting for nbc news in london. >> 71 degrees on tv hill. trouble backing up traffic in the annapolis area. >> after a long slump, the orioles find a way to right the ship. keith mills has details. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. what do you think of california's decision to make a ga
, rebekah brooks, was arrested this morning in connection with the phone hacking and police bribery scandal in great britain. there are some calls for the justice department here in the united states to step up its investigation of parent company news corporation. meanwhile, in washington, the president this weekend tried to keep pressure on congress to reach an agreement on a deficit-cutting deal as the august 2nd deadline to raise the debt ceiling nears. >> i've put things on the table that are important to me and to democrats, and i expect republican leaders to do the same. >> as deliberations continue, there were no face-to-face talks this weekend, and house republicans are expected to vote tuesday on a series of measures to cut spending and balance the budget, although they don't appear to have the votes necessary for those measures to become law. joining me now, the president's top budget adviser, jack lew. welcome to "meet the press." >> good to be here, david. >> good to have you here. so, what is the latest? have there been substantive talks over the course of the weekend? >> well,
editor of a "news rebekahworld" brooks as been arrested. she resigned on friday. today, the london police chief announced his resignation. two weeks after being acquitted after the murder -- of the murder of her daughter. she is a free woman and. >> after three years, it took a mere 15 seconds. >> it was tunnel vision and i saw the smile of relief because she saw freedom. >> two weeks after being acquitted in the death of her two year-old daughter, she walked right out of the jail front door to an awaiting suv and credit the protesters. -- and a crowd of protesters. this ain't your has brewed since the beginning of its case and reached a boiling point with her release. >> i do not feel justice has been done. >> crowds gathered where her remains were found. >> we are out here to remember the innocent, to remember the crime that someone has yet to pay for. >> there is little secret to how many field about casey anthony being a free woman. there are many questions as to how and where she may start her new life. nbc news, orlando. >> della had become a look at the construction project that sh
for brooks to resign are increasing. one of the more damaging allegations is the acting of a phone of a 13-year-old murder victim. >> this puts the spotlight on his son. if he is vulnerable, rupert murdoch himself is a lightning rod. >> and rupert murdoch is currently the head of the international arm. >> and james murdoch cannot deny this knowledge or responsibility. >> hundreds of the employees at the magazine have lost their jobs. fired with only three months' pay, news corp. promised that they would try to find them more positions. there is evidence that business is being hurt already. a multibillion-dollar merger deal could be put on hold and there are fears that there could be more investigations into the holding of news corp.. >> this after it -- this afternoon's concern are -- consumer alert, there is still a lot of pain at the pump, but there is another way to save on gas the two may not have thought of. >> two out of three of us use gas to rigid plastic to pay at the pump. try using cash back or reward costs. with rebates ranging from 1% to 5%, savings add up. >> you can save a c
were, and they would be punished. rebecca brooks, the executive who resigned last week over the scandal, will be heard next. >> here at home, a cheating scandal shuts down the baltimore fire academy ems training program. the alleged cheating happened back on june 14th. it involved as many as 20 cadets who investigators believe were given confidential materials prior to taking their exams. >> a cheating scandal at the baltimore city fire academy that involve as many as 20 cadets has forced the suspension of the ems training program at that facility. >> this reflects on me, the fire department and the city. unfortunately, somebody decided to do something they should not, and we are all going to pay the price for that. >> state investigators believe the cheating took place june 14th. emergency medical services conducted a program based on a complaint filed at the agency. -- a probe based on a complaint filed at the agency. the students did possess materials about the cognitive skills learned in class. an internal investigation has been launched and is expected to be finished in two weeks.
. brooks the county is hoping the project will boost business at the killings mills mall -- owings mills mall. >> the building is set to open in 2013. >> and now, your 11 insta- weather plus forecast with chief meteorologist tom tasselmyer. >> for no. baltimore, hartford, cecil county, showers and might sprinkles. a lot of this could dry have -- a dry up before it hits the ground. north of white fur to -- white ford, lighters because of rain across the eastern shore of maryland. we will keep an eye on the thunderstorms near pittsburgh. some of that could also hit parts of maryland in the next couple of hours. the storms are head of another with strong warm front that will push southeast through the region and bring more high heat and humidity through the area for another scorcher tomorrow. temperatures in the low 90's today, and that was held down a little bit by the cloud cover. tomorrow is even harder -- harter -- hooter. for tomorrow is 103, back in 1941. it dropped below 70 today for the first time in a few weeks. the first time we did not hit 90 was july 16. we have had 12 convicte
and top executive, rebecca brooks have all been asked to testify next week before a parliament committee. the powerful trio have yet to agree but "news international" the subsidiary that ran "the news of the world" is already defending itself against the latest allegations. in an interview on the bbc today, former prime minister, gordon brown, accused "news international" of employing known criminals to dig up personal information. >> i'm shocked. i'm genuinely shocked to find this happened because of the links with criminals. >> reporter: in 2006, a murdoch paper run at the time by rebecca brooks reported that brown's newborn son has cystic fibrosis. now brown questions the methods the paper used to get that information. tonight a statement from "news international" says the story the su "the sun" ran is from a member of the family that also had cystic fibrosis. some members of scotland yards say police accepted bribes from reporters. >> an organization of 50,000 people and we've always said from time, some day they'll -- >> reporter: with the investigation widening daily here in the uk
on traffic pulse 11. now let's get the latest on the buses and the trains. for that we go to vanetta brooks of the mta system. some scatteredg bus delays. the 91 and 97 are operating with delays this morning. the 58 bus is diverting at falstaff. one last check on the penn, camden, and brunswick lines is showing no delays. i am vanetta brooks. now back to ava marie. >> thank you. good morning. the storm cleared out the area yesterday. we had multiple reports of flash flooding in harford and carroll counties. we saw up to three and four inches of rain. the front is moving offshore. so are the thunderstorms. we have clear skies for the next couple of days. yesterday wasn't too bad temperature-wise. 91. the normal is 88. it was very humidity out side. that made things feel sticky early on. temperatures are better to start out today. 79 at the inner harbor. 76 in annapolis. 60's as you head into the western mountains. the driest of the year is back in western maryland. that will be pushing throughout the day. a bit warmer as to get into the city and down towards annapolis. ocean city, mid 80's.
to manage the damage control personally. on display his so far unqualified support from rebecca brooks, former editor of the paper and now a trusted executive at news corp. smiles for the cameras but calls for hooks to resign are growing louder. one of the most damaging allegations the paper faces is a phone hacking of a 13-year-old murder victim. charismatic redhead was editor of "news of the world "account at the time. >> if she goes that puts a spotlight on rupert murdoch's son james and if he is vulnerable rupert murdoch is himself. >> reporter: he is widely seen as his father's heir apparent. >> james murdoch and rebecca brooks cannot deny responsibility. >> reporter: brook clings to her job as hundreds of "news of the world" employees lost theirs. fired suddenly with just three months' pay and a promise that newscorp. will do its best to find new positions. one recording brook taking tough questions from an openly hostile staff. >> you're calling our newspaper toxic. do you think we'd want to work for you again? >> reporter: the final edition had a simple head lip "thank you and
, which will take place next summer. and brooks is out of jail after following her arrest a few hours ago. she was taken into custody in possible connection with a phone hacking case. the chief of london police fell under fire for hiring a consultant. he denies any of the allegations. >> we did not suspect the alleged involvement. >> scotland yard forces are accused of accepting bribes for information. u.k. authorities continue to investigate the widespread allegations. "harry potter" has worked his magic one final time. the last installment brought in $107 million this weekend. that is just in the united states. -- $170 million this weekend. that is just in the united states. it beat the "dark knight". >> such a nice day today. you may have noticed a little more heat and higher committee. each day, we will add a little bit more to that -- how your humidity. each day we will add a little bit more to that. isolated thunderstorm activity near louisville in kentucky. that is about it. temperature-wise, 91 was the high temperature. and we broke above 90 today. 91 at the airport. '88 is typica
-- what it used to be. but because of recent events, a lot of the republican moderates, the david brooks types, are going to be the ones to stand up and call a halt or come after south carolina. chris: i wonder whether cerebral writers, bright people, are not really in tune with that base out there. >> that's right. and this could be a flash in the pan. and remember mike huckabee won the iowa primary in 2008. buchanan won the new mexico primary in -- the new hampshire primary in 1996. so we'll just have to see. but i would go the conventional wisdom route on this. i think this all helps romney. there's lots of debate. there's lots of high throwing. -- pie-throwing. she probably won't go in the history books. but, again, you never know. chris: there's some spark there, i hear. she seems to have perfect pitch for some people. >> i think there's something interesting about the fact that she's so categorical about it. she's yes or no. and for a lot of back and forth that we've seen in washington, that must be very refreshing. >> chris: she's so crystal clear. i think there's a potential that
rebekah brooks was arrested and released over the weekend. she is now expected to testify about the case could just ahead, cedric entertainer joins us to talk about his new show. >> there is a cold front showing up on the radar in the northeast. showers and storms are moving into pennsylvania, but it will not bring a change and temperatures, just a chance for storms. let's get a live look outdoors. steamy humid 291 at b.w.i. >> and now your insta-weather- plus forecast with ava marie. >> we are going to take into the temperatures outdoors across the state. it is hard to look at these. is only the noon hour. 92 at the harbor, 91, b.w.i. chestertown at 87. ocean city, 87. a sliver of hope towards the west. temperatures are stuck in the 70's in places like oakland. that is the exception rather than of the rule. we have concerns over air quality. stagnant, high pollution levels, at least for a sensitive groups. code orange right now. if you have asthma or respiratory problems, limit your outdoor activities today. high-pressure is in control, at least for now. a cold front is starting to make
-old shot and killed during a sleepover has been laid to rest. michael brooks was at a tpraepbsd house when an 11-year-old found a gun in the home and while handling it accidentally shot brooks. authorities found a total of 22 guns in the home. so far no charges have been filed but police are still investigating the case. >> fire investigators are trying to figure out what caused a fire that quickly spread through a vacant shopping center in randallstown. they responded to the liberty plaza shopping center. they believe a gas line fueled the flames. it took crews about an hour to put it out. there were no reports of any injuries. exxonmobil faces more than a billion dollars of punitive damages alone in a case involving a gasoline league. a jury returned the verdict thursday. a group of 1630 jacksonville, maryland, residents and business owners sued exxonmobil after a leak spoiled their ground water in 2006. the company says it will appeal. >> dozens of new laws are in effect and they include everything from an increase in state alcohol tax to a statute to eliminate drunk driving. david coll
weekend has been laid to rest. michael brooks was at a friend's house when investigators say an 11-year-old found the gun in the home and while handling it he accidentally shot brooks in the head. they found a total of 22 guns in home. so far no charges have been filed but police are investigating that case. fire investigators are trying to figure out what sparked a blaze that spread through a vacant shopping center in randallstown. officials believe a gas line fueled the flames. it took crews about an hour to put the fire out and there were no reports of injuries. >> exxonmobil faces more than a billion dollars in punitive damages in a case involving a gas leak. a baltimore county civil jury returned the verdict thursday. 160 residents and business owners sued exxonmobil after a leak spoiled their ground water in 2006. the company says it will appeal. >> a special review of the state could administration lead to criminal charges against employees. barry simms investigates the audit has turned up evidence suggesting the agency may have improperly used contract funds. >> maryland's high
brooks, the former head of the newspaper arm was the latest person to be arrested. her spokesman says she was asked to come in for questioning on sunday, but did not know she would be arrested. brooks resigned from her executive position at "news corps" friday, the same day les00ton, washer of "the wall street journal" resigned. the resignations and brooks' arrest some say could open up further criticism of rupert murdoch's son james, the head of "news corps" european operations. >> he may be vulnerable. that doesn't mean that rupert murdoch himself is vulnerable. >> reporter: on tuesday, rupert and james murdoch will publicly answer questions from members of parliament. the deputy prime minister told the bbc exactly what the government wants to hear from the head of "news corps." >> i think he needs to come absolutely clean, about what he knew, about what his senior executives knew. >> reporter: "news corps" published two full-page advertisements in the british press over the weekend, one an apology directly from murdoch. the second, a list of what "news corps" will do to make it right a
be invasive and involving a recovery. back pain is nothing new to robert brooks. he fell down a flight of stance -- a flight of stairs. his doctor suggested a procedure that had never been done before. >> could we create a little window in the bond so that we could get a hold removal of the desk through that window. >> in march, they performed the five-hour procedure. doctors say he is better than he was before. >> your forecast. >> for the fifth time this year, the temperatures topped the 100- degree mark. we have been up to 100 degrees and that is why the heat advisory remains in effect. the only part of the state not under a heat advisory, the higher elevations. east of the mountains, it is another scorcher. 104 degrees at all -- in downtown baltimore at this hour. the old record was 99, said in 1954. you and i the atmosphere and it is tough to cool off. this is what your body feels like. it is just impossible for your perspiration to evaporate and cool you as sufficiently. it feels like 112. 104 at the airport. you can see the impact of the moisture. making those heat index values
when i first started the quest a well deserved honor for the starting catcher. brooks robinson played in 18 all-star games. cal ripken played in 19. cal ripken throughout the first ball. robinson cano his this fly ball. the finals came down to cano and adrian gonzalez of the red sox. this goes into the swimming pool. one of his 31 home runs. that will cool you off in phoenix. not enough to win. cano hit 12 in the final round. the picture for him was his father, who used to play catch with robbie in the dominican republic and named his son after jackie robinson. what a good story last night in phoenix. the two sides have set a july 21 date when the plan on announcing a tentative agreement. hines ward may face punishment for his dui this weekend in georgia. ray rice check in on the arrest and said, "it looks like he will miss a week one. dui charge, not a good luck." we have some twitter trash talk. "i thought we are all better than that." ds, " you know where you can find me." >> he will have to do different dancing. >> in sight from lisa robinson. >> the man accused of a deadly stabbi
to pass it. rebecca brooks has resigned amidst the phone-tapping scandal. the fbi is looking into the thames of hacking the phones of 9/11 victims. rupert murdoch has agreed to appear about the phone-tapping inosecutors have blalked trying to try roger clemens. the judge declared a mistrial. he will see if double jeopardy applies. roger clemens is accused of lying under oath about his alleged use of performance- enhancing drugs. >> when most people win a big lottery, you hear about them quitting their jobs. for those who win this lottery in kentucky, the job itself is the prize. 17,000 people turned and applications. they are seeking one of 1800 jobs at the louisville plant. those applications will be narrowed down by lottery pick. 800 jobs are expected to be filled by laid off workers. that would leave 1000 new positions to be filled. warner bros. is open the harry potter named kent survived the end of the movie series. jane king has more in the bloomberg business report. >> much more -- watch for more from harry potter. executives at warner bros are contemplatin
stolen. >> when carol brook decided to be a beekeeper on the eastern shore, she had the best intentions. >> i thought this was a important thing. maybe if i write about it, maybe i will inspire a faw people to get into bekeeping. bees are responsible for a third of the food we eat. >> just a month into the process, she discovered someone has stolen some of her bees and about 100 pounds of honey. >> it is probably worth $600 to $900. someone has come and disrupted the entire process that we've worked hard to get into place. >> the damage was done when the hive was disrupted. >> it takes about two months to build up that supply of honey. it set the colony back two months in production. >> does this anger you? >> the first couple day i was shaking my head like, who would steal bees? i never even thought about it. >> she's hoping to find out who stole her bees. rob roblin, wbal-tv 11 news. >> all right. hopefully she will get her thengs. >> yes. >> we'll take a look at our top stories when we come back. >> including a wall that collapsed near the arundel mills slots parlor. we'll have the l
for everything. hiking, biking, pilates. brooke... okay. i wear yoga pants because i am too lazy for real pants. that's my tide. what's yours? >> live, local, latebreaking. this is a wbal-tv 11 news update. >> most of this holiday is going to be dry. other, get into the late afternoon or evening hours, we could see its scattered showers or thunderstorms. in the upper 80s and low 90s brought most fireworks displays brought most fireworks displays start at 9:00 at 10:00. [ female announcer ] keurig brews more than just hot coffee. now you can brew over ice for delicious iced coffee or tea. hot or cold, keurig is the way to brew everyone's favorite cup in under a minute. choose. brew. enjoy. keurig. ♪ >>> that is country music star blake shelton singing his hit song "honeybee." that's what all the buzz will be here on "today" when he takes center stage right here on the plaza. if you're neighborhood, stop on by. meanwhile, planning a family road trip this summer? >> absolutely not. >> it's going to be exciting. we've got some important tip on how to make them perhaps a little bit more pleasant a
formerly led murdoch's british newspaper office. later in the day, brooks faced questions by herself from the same panel. she was arrested on sunday over allegations of phone hacking and payments to police for information. she, too, denies any wrongdoing or any knowledge of wrongdoing. >> i have never paid a policeman myself. >> reporter: but for the murdochs, the day was not just about defending themselves. they were trying to salvage the reputation of news corp. >> "the news of the world" is less than 1% of our company. i employ 53,000 people around the world. >> reporter: in just two weeks, the second largest media company in the world has come under withering attacks. >> and it is our determination to both put things right, make sure these things don't happen again. >> reporter: it is widely believed that james wants the top job at news corp. himself. but for the moment, that position isn't open. >> mr. murdoch, have you considered resigning? >> no. >> why not? >> because i feel that people i trusted have let me down. i'm the best person to clean this up. >> reporter: the murdochs wer
of parliament to brief lawmakers on the bribing scandal. >>> and this morning a attorney for rebekah brooks, former editor of "news of the world" arrested over the weekend said she is not guilty of any criminal offense. >>> casey anthony is a free woman today, as you heard. but her whereabouts are unknown. nbc's kerry sanders has the latest now from orlando. kerry, good morning. >> reporter: well, good morning, natalie. after solitary in a cell for three years, in one day, casey anthony, sunday morning, walked out the front door, climbed into an suv, was pursued for a short time by news helicopters, and then casey anthony vanished. flanked by her attorney, casey anthony, wearing a bright pink shirt, skinny jeans and sneakers, mouthed a simple thank you to one of the officers in the jail and within 15 seconds, she was out the front door. amid protesters' cat calls, casey made her way to an avoiding suv, where she flashed a slim smile, and then she and her crews sped off. some of those who gathered here still angry at her acquittal gave chase on foot. while from above news helicopters followe
british lawmakers today, along with his son james and rebekah brooks, the former head of the british newspaper empire. parliament will hold an emergency session wednesday to address the phone hacking crisis. >>> meantime, the reporter who blew the whistle on the phone hacking scandal at "news of the world" was found dead at his home monday. authorities say, though, his death was not suspicious. >>> the house votes today on the tea party's plan to increase the government's borrowing limit. the so-called cut, cap and balance plan is likely, though, to be dead on arrival. the democratic-controlled senate and the white house have already promised to veto it. senate leaders are expected to float a bipartisan plan in response. >>> and for the second time this month, a giant dust storm called a haboob rolled through phoenix, arizona. the 3,000-foot-tall ball of dust scrambled visibility at sky harbor international airport and sent winds gusting up to 40 miles per hour. >>> fond farewells as nasa's final shuttle "atlantis" departed from the international space station. it's due back on earth
. >> i was safe. >> michael brooks, our umpire, safe. >> you were supposed to come but it was too hot. >> i lamed out. >> i had to take him to lunch. but mark victor, our producer, pitching, shutout. >> shutout match for him. peter alexander, his two triples. >> did somebody die? >> i know. >> while we're playing this. >> yes. >> are we mourning the -- >> there's mark victor at bat. >> i guess this is why -- this is the theme that gma was playing. >> yeah. great sports. they were great sports. >> they were. >> fun day. >> even better sports because they lost! >> natalie is a good sport. we aren't so much. >> fantastic. >> "today" show team, way to go. >> good job, team. >>> coming up -- >> how to avoid common nutritional pitfalls that can sabotage your diet. >> aretha franklin with a live performance. jeff! honey, i can't walk any faster. [ female announcer ] the great taste is clear. [ cellphone beeps ] [ jeff ] ooh! [ female announcer ] oscar mayer deli fresh turkey comes in a clear pack so the freshness you see is what you taste. only from oscar mayer. [ cellphone beeps ] your moth
a direct impact on his future at the company. questioned separately, rebekah brooks, resigned as head of the newspaper arm last friday. two days later, the 33-year-old was arrested for her alleged connection to the phone hacking and unlawful payments to police officers. >> the position of rebekah brooks can be simply stated. she is not guilty of any criminal offense. >> reporter: the murdochs' testimony comes two weeks into a scandal that is not rocking just their company but also the institution of british society. there have been four high-profile resignations, including the top brass of scotland yard, and ten arrests. each new day drops a new bombshell. on monday, it was the death of sean hoare, the first journalist to go on the record pointing the finger directly at former "news of the world" editor andy colson accusing him of actively encouraging phone hacking. police say his death is unexplained, but not suspicious. and in an ironic twist, the company accused of hacking got hacked themselves. murdoch's son paper had to quickly remove this fake headline on its paper last night. t
to raise? this is what david brooks wrote in his column. i'm sure you saw it this week about the republican economy "the struggles of the next few weeks are about what sort of party the gop is -- a normal conservative party or an old protest movement that separated itself from normal governance, the normal rules of evidence and the ancient habits of our nation. if the debt ceiling talks fail, independent voters will see that democrats were willing to compromise but republicans were not. if responsible republicans don't take control, independents will conclude that republicans caused this default. they will conclude that republicans are not fit to govern." >> this is not a time for rockefellerism. we have a country that is sinking, in the verge of a crisis of the debt and ceiling issue that is one symptom of many problems. if the answer is to split the difference with the democrats and be for tax increases, for more spending, but just a little less than the democrats, that's not -- >> but that's not factual. that's not the deal on the table. there was an opportunity for $4 trillion in spendi
clothes. i mean, i wear my yoga pants for everything. hiking, biking, pilates... [ woman ] brooke... okay. i wear yoga pants because i am too lazy for real pants. that's my tide. what's yours? i wear yoga pants because i am too lazy for real pants. introducing crest 3d white enamel renewal toothpaste. it not only removes up to 90% of surface stains in just two weeks, it also strengthens and rebuilds your enamel. new crest 3d white enamel renewal toothpaste. life opens up when you do. >>>en this july 4th holiday weekend we're celebrating the beauty of america's national parks including a spectacular glacier park. at jenna bush hager reports, it is a sight to see. >> reporter: the crown of the continent, where two countries unite above land carved by ancient glaciers. gleaning lakes, with storied peaks and wild flowers cascade along the foothills of the continental divide. glacier became the country's tenth national park more than 100 years ago, a century before that, blackbeat indians roamed this corner of northwest montana and named their land the backbone of the world, and it's easy to s
of news much tof the world. we're also learning rebecca brooks has agreed to testify in front of parliament next week. so far rupert and his younger son, james, have declined that invitation. even after the phone hacking scandal forced news corp to pull out of the biggest merger deal in its history -- >> order, order! >> reporter: politicians unleashed another withering tirade in the halls of parliament. >> law breaking often on an industrial scale at its worst dependent on leaks with the british criminal underworld. >> reporter: journalism in this country will never be the same again. david and hundreds of others lost their jobs when news corp suddenly shut down the news of the world. >> it's open season against the british media now. they've drawn blood and i think they're going in for the kill. >> reporter: the scandal has rocked the second largest media company in the world. and is now spreading across the atlantic. there are calls on capitol hill for separate u.s.-led investigations. if news of the world bribed british police officers as alleged, murdock's company may hav
is rebecca brooks, the paper's former editor and still a top corporate executive. critics have charged that murdoch chose to save her rather than one of britain's oldest newspapers. at age 80, murdoch's once bulletproof reputation has been shaken. >> the reports that this is the end of murdoch or this is the death of murdoch in a business sense are probably overstated. but it does give one pause to see a scandal of this proportion really spiral out of control. >> reporter: hacking the phones of celebrities and politicians was one thing. but harvesting the grieving voicemails of ordinary people dealing with tragedy triggered an explosion of revulsion that could not be contained. with advertisers abandoning the paper, its closing will put some 200 employees out of work and there are publish reports today that there are more arrests coming, perhaps within days, several investigations now under way. >> nbc's mike taibbi, thanks so much, mike. 7:13. once again here's david. >>> ann, thanks. it is likely to be the number one issue in the 2012 presidential election as we've been talking about
prebekaa brooks, has been asked to testify next week in front of parliament. >> what's really interesting is that until now, rupe rupert mur was confident that all parties are going to support him. now they're all turning against him. >> reporter: murdoch shut down the "news of the world" because of what was described as toxic culture. but the company is fighting back against allegations involving two of the other papers, "the sun" and "the sunday times." they wanted to get a 2006 article about his child's cystic fi breaux says, suggesting their methods may have been illegal. a new statement from new international denies any wrong doing and said the story "the sun" ran about their son originated from a member of public whose family has also experienced cystic fibrosis. but damage to the company may have already been done. some say it is about time. including actor hugh grant who in recent months has led his own campaign against the tabloid. even recording this conversation with the deputy editor of "news of the world" last april. mcmullen did not know he was being recorded acknowledged ha
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